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If you are hunting for affordable homeowner's insurance, installing an alarm system is a great place to start. For one thing, it makes your home safer and less vulnerable to break-ins and theft. When your insurance company sees that you use an alarm to protect your home, the perceived likelihood that your home may be burglarized is reduced.
The less vulnerable your home appears to be, the less you will most likely have to pay for your insurance policy. For the best home insurance discounts related to security, get an alarm system that is monitored by a security company 24/7.
The more visible the system is to outsiders, the better. Lawn signs, flood lights and window decals stating your home is protected by an alarm all help to deter break-ins. Insurance companies usually like this, and you'll be treated to lower premiums than you would without this system.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|